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A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists (and subreddits) addressed in recent days.
Research is questioning the notion that the sexual desire of women and men is inherently different.
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It's called the 'Levelling Buncher' and is on full display in 4 inches of snow in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada.
Scientists think that, under some circumstances, dark matter could generate powerful enough gravitational waves for equipment like LIGO to detect.
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Don't try this at home kids: this is only funny because the brother doesn't choke on the dart.
The government has blamed a little-known local jihadist group, National Thowheed Jamath, although no-one has yet admitted carrying out Sunday's attacks.
The president's longtime fixer had, for months, sought "a little loving and respect." Confidential emails and texts chronicle their momentous falling out.
Even if you haven't taken a DNA test, you are at risk.
The images show the stark lines of farmers' fields pushing against the unruly Amazon rainforest, mines carved into hillsides and logs stacked in a manmade clearing.
The job means you’re removed from society and have to cook with limited resources — and you never quite get all the kief off your fingers..
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Sometimes when you're tasked with the pizza sign for the day, you need to blow off a little steam with some dance-moves of your own.
"Being able to witness the '30s, '40s, and '50s in color blows me away every time... It's just a magical feeling."
The CEOs of YouTube and Twitter are being far more cautious in addressing the problems of their platforms than they were in building them.
Thought we appreciate the gimmick, is it too much to ask our Pokémon friend to obey the stop sign?!
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson — the half-dead, feared knight Ser Gregor Clegane on "Game of Thrones" and the reigning World's Strongest Man — is surprisingly soft-spoken.
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Our feline friend was just in search of the ultimate thirst quencher — water — no matter what barriers came in the way.
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Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity.
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We look back ahead of the console's 30th anniversary.
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Michael Schiess started slow with just a handful of games in his living room. Soon, however, things really started getting rolling down the playfield and now he is the purveyor of the Pacific Pinball Museum Annex in Alameda, California.
Several manufacturers have cut away the outer shells of engines so you can see the intricate — and often powerful — inner workings.
Better to run than to have your liver squeezed out.
Two lazy little dogs get a little transportation assistance from a bigger dog.
Growing up in the Catholic Church, I thought of fasting as a way to prove my devotion. It took me years to realize how much power I was giving away.
The dominant reason you experience muscle fatigue has a lot more to do with neurotransmitters and particles than lactic acid.
We went around the streets of Paris to ask a variety of people how they felt about the Notre-Dame fire — straight up.
Federal regulators have set their sights on the company's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, exploring his past statements on privacy and weighing whether to seek new, heightened oversight of his leadership.
Have you tried to build up a new skill or routine but kept falling short? Here are some tips to keep you on course to accomplish your goals.
Colonizing space means reproducing there. We still don't know if that's possible.
Hassan Whiteside, a Miami Heat basketball player, paid $2.75 million to his former girlfriend Alexis Gardner in a confidential legal settlement. Prosecutors say her lawyer Michael Avenatti stole most of the money.
Axell the Australian Shepherd wants to be a good boy — but when the kibble smells so freakin' delicious, who can blame him for getting excited?
Twenty years ago, Yahoo decided to roll out a new national advertising campaign. Unfortunately, it didn't reveal this plan to its star yodeler.
Right now you are perhaps running through the other animals that people keep as pets to prove me wrong. You can do that but in my opinion it is you that is wrong, not me, and I am willing to stand by this opinion in the face of all of the internet vitriol that will come my way.
"Your time is limited. So don't waste it living someone else's life."
Following public pressure, Milk Bar deleted the word "crack" from the name of its signature pie.
DST, the venture capital firm founded by Yuri Milner, is expected to lead the deal.
Americans are getting scammed out of billions of dollars by robocallers but they are nearly impossible to stop. Here's why.
Looking back at the version of Tesla that could have been.
Journalism now is a lot more fear and insecurity and a lot less corduroy and Robert Redford, but you'd never know it from what is projected in movies.
Cal Kearns' art is terrible and filled with pain and suffering. We cannot look away.
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Discovered at an estate sale and brought back to life, this low-top from Colchester retains the original polish of its 1892 design.
Ray-Ban Wayfarers almost disappeared but thanks to product placement, they can be your next sunglasses.
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